Copycat Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl

I love Chipotle’s Chicken Burrito Bowls, but I’m not a fan of paying almost $10 for it when I can make it much cheaper and add more toppings. I also made a batch of my Cantina Style Salsa to go with it. Chicken: 3 large Chicken Thighs 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 teaspoon Ancho ChileContinue reading “Copycat Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowl”

Copycat Taco Bell Fiesta Chicken Taco Salad

Still mourning Taco Bell’s Fiesta Taco Salad. I added some things that don’t normally come with it and I baked the chicken in my toaster oven so I wasn’t babysitting my griddle. You can air fry the tortilla bowl too. Or you can do what I did and give yourself a second degree burn. Chicken:Continue reading “Copycat Taco Bell Fiesta Chicken Taco Salad”

Copycat Panda Express Cream Cheese Rangoons

I love Panda Express’ Crab Rangoons and they’re so easy to make! Oddly enough, they don’t use crab or imitation crab in their original recipe. Feel free to add some though, it’s delicious! My local Panda Express offers 3 for $2.35. Buying the ingredients myself, I have enough to make 50 Rangoons for just shyContinue reading “Copycat Panda Express Cream Cheese Rangoons”

Copycat Panda Express Beijing Beef

Happy Valentine’s Day! The roads are still iced over and I really wanted Panda Express Beijing Beef, Chow Mein and Crab Rangoons. Time for some homecooked copycats! I’m definitely wining and dining myself tonight. #singlelife Beef: 1 lb Flank Steak; sliced against the grain 2 cups Soy Sauce 1 Tablespoon Sugar 1 teaspoon Chile PasteContinue reading “Copycat Panda Express Beijing Beef”

Pantry Challenge Beefy Fritos Burritos

Day 20 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge Tonight’s dinner is the most simplified version I could make of the only thing that my brain and stomach seem to agree on at the moment. Beefy Fritos Burritos! Except I didn’t have any Fritos…or Queso… So I cut some corn tortillas into strips and mixed some cheeseContinue reading “Pantry Challenge Beefy Fritos Burritos”

Copycat Cheesecake Factory Chicken & Biscuits

I had a some leftover mashed potatoes from dinner last night so I made a copycat version of my favorite Cheesecake Factory dish. Chicken and Biscuits! My recipe has WAY less calories than the whopping 2,260 of the big CF. Plus, it sure as heck didn’t cost $20 per plate! 2 Chicken Breasts Salt andContinue reading “Copycat Cheesecake Factory Chicken & Biscuits”

Sushi Shop Miso Soup

I finally felt well enough to eat again and my amazing mom dropped off all the ingredients to make Miso Soup! Gallons of Miso Soup. I made a simple Spicy Chicken Fried Rice to go with it. 1/2 cup Bonito Flakes 6 cups Water 1/2 cup Green Onions; chopped 7 oz firm Tofu; pressed andContinue reading “Sushi Shop Miso Soup”

Copycat Star Crunch Bars

I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, but these are amazing! Puffed rice folded into soft caramel over a double chocolate brownie with a drizzle of milk chocolate and a sprinkle of sea salt over top. 1 cup Chocolate chunks 2 pounds Caramels 5 cups Puffed Rice Cereal 1 cup Milk Chocolate Chips pinchContinue reading “Copycat Star Crunch Bars”

Cantina Style Salsa

I’m kind of a brat when it comes to salsa. I grew up eating hole-in-the-wall restaurant style cantina salsa and all those premade grocery store shelf jars always tasted too sweet and processed. So now I just make my own. It goes great with my Carne Asada Tacos, tortilla chips and Green Chile Chicken Chimichangas!Continue reading “Cantina Style Salsa”

General Tso’s Chicken

It’s my first time making General Tso’s Chicken! I did quite a bit of research to try and get it as authentic as possible and it came out great! Dry toasting the peppers and spices really brought out an amazing flavor. Made some Ginger Glazed Stir Fry and Fried Rice to go with it. Chicken:Continue reading “General Tso’s Chicken”